Wardrop Family History

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Wardrop Name Meaning

Scottish: metonymic occupational name for someone who was in charge of the garments worn by a feudal lord and his household, from Norman French warde(r) ‘to keep or guard’ + robe ‘garment’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Warren, Vardaro, Ward, Pardon, Wardrip, Waldrop, Cardo, Wardman

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Wardrop Family Origin

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Wardrop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Agt. B. & O. R.R.

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, farmer, Keeping House and Agt. B. & O. R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wardrop. A less common occupation for the Wardrop family was Blacksmith. The most common Wardrop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Wardrop's were Farmers.

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Wardrop Historical Records

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Wardrop Life Expectancy

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